The King In Yellow

The King In Yellow

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Between the covers of this small, unassuming book lies a tale one hundred years in the making. Banned by the governments of Europe upon its publication, burned by the zealots of religion and sanity, its very name only whispered in the shadows by deca...

Title:The King In Yellow
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781411685765
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    The King In Yellow Reviews

  • Richard

    “Tell us a story,” my players said.So I told them stories of dragons and dungeons, of fallen gods and risen corporations, of all the wonders that humans have fancied.“No, tell us the other story...

  • Kyla Ward

    Before discussing Thom Ryng's creation, some clarifications are in order. The King in Yellow is the title of a short story collection by Robert W. Chambers, first published in 1895. It contains some m...

  • Christina Pfeiffer

    This play is a pastiche of "The Tempest", "Othello", and "Hamlet". It was easy to pick out the Shakespearian qualities which lead to the play being extremely redundant. But... the play had an easy flo...

  • Mackenzie

    Very strong collection of short pieces. Unfortunately, when I was reading this, I was under the impression that it was a novel told in disjointed narratives. That was a bit confusing. These two I abso...

  • Scott

    interesting take on the play, although very directed in the author telling you what you see, feel etc....

  • Tobias Wolfram

    I was quite curious what to expect from this play after finding out that the legendary John Tynes of Delta Green fame published it. After roughly an hour I was left rather disappointed. Especially aft...

  • Jacy Morris

    Dry in a way that I find much older horror/fantasy tales. But if you like Lovecraft, etc, this is one of his forerunners. I enjoyed the read, as I'm always interested in early horror/fantasy stories. ...

  • Myles

    Thom Ryng did a great job at imagining the fabled King In Yellow play. I can only be grateful I didn't go insane after Act 2. The twin suns sink below the lake,The shadows lengthenIn Carcosa....

  • Javier

    A must read!...

  • Marko

    Seems like flowery, long-winded prose is something to my liking. Also, tales of madness and desperation.The first four stories in this collection are what you could consider 'real' King in Yellow tale...